Names for Cats

Names for cats abound: You will find inspiration everywhere. Indeed, you can find good cat names in the most unusual places.



Here you’ll find a list of cat names to help you in your search. From nature elements to names of trees and gems, you’ll find a wide selection of cat names. Maybe you find the perfect cat name for your cat or kitten.

So here’s some cat name inspiration:

Drinks

It seems like the world of beverages has inspired some parents. Brandy is a very popular girl name, for instance. Here are some additional ideas:

Champagne

Coffee

Cognac

Latte

Lemonade

Milk

Mocha

Pepsi

Scotch

Soda

Vino (Spanish for wine)

Vodka

Whiskey



Angel names

Is you kitty truly an angel? Consider these otherworldly names:

Angel

Angelina

Angelica

Archangel

Cherub

Elohim

Gabriel

Michael

Rafael

Seraphim

Uriel

Zadkiel



Capitals of the world

Do you like to travel? Maybe you find inspiration in exotic places. Here are the names of some of the capitals of the world:

Asuncion (Paraguay)

Baku (Azerbaijan)

Berlin (Germany)

Kigali (Rwanda)

Muscat (Oman)

Nairobi (Kenya)

Nicosia (Cyprus)

Paris (France)

Sofia (Bulgaria)

Valletta (Malta)

Victoria (Seychelles)



Colors

What color is your cat? If color inspires you, here are some colorful ideas:

Yellow

Gray

Black

Blackie

Creamy

Blue

Pink

Pinky

More good cat names

If you still need more inspiration, here are some additional sources:

Flavors, Spices

Go ahead, add a little spice to your cat’s name:

Basil

Cinnamon

Clove

Curry

Paprika

Rosemary

Spicy

Sugar

Sweet

Thyme



Names of Aromas, Fragrances, Scents

Ummm… kitty smells really good. Consider the names of these aromas:

Almond

Anise

Cherry

Lavender

Musky

Rose

Sandalwood



Elements of nature

Is your cat a force of nature? Consider:

Air

Earth

Fire

Ice

Wind

Windy



Cities of the US

For the travel enthusiasts, below are some of the most populated cities in the US. I think these make great names for cats.

Austin

Charlotte

Columbus

Denver

Detroit

Phoenix

Raleigh



Names of trees

I’m always fascinated by the beauty of trees. These names make wonderful names for cats:

Aspen

Birch

Cherry

Chestnut

Elm

Fir

Hawthorn

Magnolia

Maple

Rose

Tulip

Yew



Gemstones

These are lovely names. They also make great pet cat names.

Amber

Amethyst

Coral

Emerald

Jade

Jasper

Garnet

MoonstonePearl

Peridot

Ruby



Days and months

Name your cat after the day or month he was born in:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

April

May

March

January

June



Okay, some of the pet cat names listed here are a bit irreverent, even whacky. But nobody said that you have to give your cat a serious name. Of course, you and your cat have to like the name you choose, but I think you also have to have some fun when choosing a cat name.


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